If your infant or child has frequent vomiting, a persistent cough, or difficulty eating, he or she may be suffering from acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In these conditions, stomach acid flows backward from the stomach into the esophagus. This causes pain and damages the esophageal lining.
The general and thoracic surgical experts at Children’s National Health System have vast experience performing esophageal surgery for children.
Our surgeons are pediatric specialists, dedicated to treating esophageal conditions and other digestive disorders in children. We understand children’s unique anatomy and needs, and we tailor our approach to offer each child the best outcome.
When you come to Children’s National for esophageal surgery, your child receives care that is:
Some of the esophageal procedures we perform include:
For more information, call us at 202-476-2151.
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